NYC Street Fairs – Festivals 2015 – NYC – New York City

Mostly Free / Cheap Events — Street Festivals For the New York City Area and other Boroughs

General Info

Many of the listed Street Festivals run usually from 11:00 am/12:00 pm to 6:00 pm / 7:00 pm These fairs are subject to cancellation. If You’re a Vendor and want to learn about participating? Click on the next Tab for Links
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  • East Side Spring Fair
    Friday, May 29
    54th Street From 3rd – Lexington Ave.
  • Lexington Avenue Spring Spectacular
    Saturday, May 30
    Lexington Avenue From 34th – 42nd St.
  • 3rd Avenue Community Benefit Festival
    Saturday, May 30
    on 3rd Avenue from 86th to 66th Street
  • St. Nicholas Avenue Festival
    Saturday, May 30
    on St. Nicholas Avenue from 181st to 188th Street
  • Grand Avenue Festival
    Sunday, May 31
    on Grand Avenue from 65th to 72nd Street
  • Bleecker Street Festival
    Sunday, May 31
    on Bleecker Street from Christopher to 8th Avenue
  • 22nd Annual Spring Crafts Festival
    Sunday, May 31
    65-72 Streets, West Side of Broadway
  • Sixth Avenue Spring Fest
    Sunday, May 31
    Sixth Avenue From 34th – 42nd St.

Other Tentative Items coming up:

  • Bowling Green Park Fair
    Friday, June 5
    At Broadway And Whitehall St.
  • University Place Fair
    Saturday, June 6
    On University Place From 8th – 14th St.
  • Annual Murray Hill Neighborhood Festival
    Saturday, June 6
    34-40 Streets Along Park Avenue
  • First Avenue Festival
    Saturday, June 6
    First Avenue from 79th to 68th Streets
  • Brentwood, LI “Hispanic Day” Festival
    Saturday, June 6
    Suffolk Avenue from Brentwood Road to Madison Avenue
  • Grand Central Social Services Spring Fair
    Sunday, June 7
    On 45ᵗʰ Street From 6th – 7th Ave.
  • Islip “Long Island” Festival
    Sunday, June 7
    Main Street from Route 111 to Smith Avenue
  • Queens Pridefest
    Sunday, June 7
    37th Road from 73rd to 77th Streets
  • 38th Annual Plantathon & Crafts Fair
    Sunday, June 7
    73-86 Streets Along Broadway
  • Foley Square Park Fair
    Wednesday, June 10
    On Centre Street From Pearl – Duane St.
  • Grand Central Spring Block Party
    Friday, June 12
    On 41ˢᵗ Street From 3rd – Lexington Ave.
  • Times Square Expo
    Saturday, June 13
    On Broadway From 47th – 57th St.
  • Brooklyn Pride
    Saturday, June 13
    5th Avenue from 3rd to 9th Street
  • 2nd Avenue Festival
    Saturday, June 13
    2nd Avenue from 14th to 4th Streets
  • New York City Expo
    Sunday, June 14
    On Third Avenue From 23rd – 34th St.
  • Centereach “Long Island” Festival
    Sunday, June 14
    Mark Treet Road from Middle Country to School Road
  • Forest Hills Festival of the Arts
    Sunday, June 14
    Austin Street from 69th to 72nd Road
  • Flatbush Avenue Fair
    Sunday, June 14
    Parkside avenue to Cortelyou road – Brooklyn
  • NYC Police Museum Fair
    Friday, June 19
    On North Moore Street From West- Greenwich St.
  • Turtle Bay Festival
    Saturday, June 20
    On Lexington Avenue From 42nd – 54th St.
  • BAMRA Bleecker Street Festival
    Saturday, June 20
    Bleecker from Broadway to 6th Ave.
  • Avenue Of The Americas Summer Fair Father’s Day
    Sunday, June 21
    On Avenue Of The Americas From 42ⁿᵈ – 56ᵗʰ St.
  • Seventh Heaven Festival
    Sunday, June 21
    7th Avenue from Flatbush to 16th Street
  • Times Square Block Party
    Monday, June 22
    On 46ᵗʰ Street From Broadway – 8th Ave.
  • Grand Central Festival
    Friday, June 26
    On 43ʳᵈ Street From 3rd – Lexington Ave.
  • USO Avenue Of The Americas Summerfest
    Saturday, June 27
    On Avenue Of The Americas From 42nd – 56th St.
  • Spring Street Fair
    Saturday, June 27
    Spring Street Between Varick Street & Hudson Street
  • 6th Avenue Festival
    Saturday, June 27
    6th Avenue from Houston to Waverly Place
  • Bronx Week 3rd Avenue Festival
    Sunday, June 28
    3rd Avenue from 153rd to 149th Street
  • Eighth Avenue Summer Festival
    Sunday, June 28
    On Eighth Avenue From 42nd – 57th St.
  • Midwood Mardi Gras
    Sunday, June 28
    Avenue M – Ocean Avenue to East 13th Street – Brooklyn

Queens Night Market

Saturdays, 6:00 pm – Midnight

from April to October 2015.

New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens – for most Saturdays

The Queens International Night Market will be a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens, featuring over 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances and entertainment, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.

Brooklyn Flea’s outdoor fairs are mostly open now for the season! Yay!

Seaport Smorgasburg

11 Fulton St. (at Front St.)
Grand Opening Thursday, May 21
Open Daily • 11:00 am – 8:00 pm


Coney Smorgasburg

1320 Bowery St. (at Stillwell Ave.)
Grand Opening Saturday, May 23
Weekends only thru June 21, then 7 days thru Labor Day
11:00 am – 8:00 pm


Fort Greene Flea

Goods & Food • 150 Vendors
176 Lafayette Ave. (btw. Clermont + Vanderbilt Ave.)
Open Saturdays Rain or Shine
10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Smorgasburg (Williamsburg)

East River State Park
90 Kent Ave at N. 7 St.
All Food • 100 Vendors
The Flea’s Giant All-Food Market
Open Saturdays Rain or Shine
11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Smorgasburg at Brooklyn Br Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 5
Right on the Waterfront

All Food • 75 Vendors
Open Sundays 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Park Slope P.S. 321

PS 321, 180 Seventh Avenue
(btw. 1 + 2 St.), Park Slope
Goods + Food • 30 Vendors
Saturdays & Sundays
10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Central Park SummerStage

ONLY During Special Events
taking place there
4 Food Vendors & 3 Bars
Food + Beverages Only
Rumsey Playfield, 72 St. + 5th Ave.
Reopens in the Summer


Williamsburg Flea

Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Goods + Food • 150 Vendors Rain or Shine
50 Kent Ave. (btw. N. 11 + 12 St.)


GreenFlea Market

Indoor / Outdoor

10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Every Sunday
Regardless of Weather
Free Admission

100 West 77th Street within the Schoolyard on Columbus Avenue

The proceeds from the GreenFlea Market benefit four public schools: PS 87, The Computer School, PS 334 (Anderson Program) and PS 452.

Money generated by the market is used by the Parents Association to provide enrichment opportunities for the schools. Since 1985 GreenFlea has provided the schools with more than $7,000,000.

Fulton Stall Market

Outdoor Farmers Market
207A Front Street/Cannon’s Walk
Saturdays 10-5 & Sundays 11-4

Experience FSM’s unique outdoor farmers’ market and get a taste of what some local producers have to offer.

Market Shop
207 A Front Street/Store Front
Daily 11-4pm


La Marqueta

Monday to Wednesday: 8am to 5pm
Thursday to Saturday: 8am to 6pm
Sunday: Open for Special Events Only


La Marqueta
1590 Park Avenue at 115th Street
New York, NY  10029


Broadway Bites

Spring 2015: June 1st – July 26th
Fall 2015: October 5th – November 13th

“A seasonal culinary pop-up market in Greeley Square Park, located at the intersection of 33rd Street and Broadway.”

Search for NYC Jobs & Employment Postings

Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs Available!

BookExpo America (BEA)

Wednesday, May 27 – Friday, May 29, 2015

Javits Center | New York City, NY

Planet - Science

World Science Festival

May 27 – 31, 2015

The World Science Festival brings together great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that presents the wonders of science and the drama of scientific discovery to a broad general audience.


In Lower Manhattan

May 28–30, 2015

Snug Harbor

Staten Island Performing Arts Festival

Friday, May 29
Saturday, May 30

Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
The Music Hall
Tickets Prices vary depending on Performance(s)

Essex Street Market

Essex Street Market 75th Birthday Block Party

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Essex Street between Delancey and Rivington

Multicultural Festival in Harlem

6th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Festival ground is St. Nicholas Avenue between 141st -145th  Streets in Harlem, NY.

OutdoorFest Adventures Day

Sunday, May 30

Colonels Row, Governor’s Island
Begin the day with yoga and other outdoor fitness classes followed by field day games and wilderness skills demos.

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

2015 Spring Show:

Memorial Day Weekend May 23, 24, 25
May 30 and 31

Exhibit Hours: Noon – 6 p.m. every show day


May 30 & 31, 2015

At the Jacob Javits Convention Center

Greek Jewish Festival Synogogue

Greek Jewish Festival

Sunday, May 31
12:00 – 6:00 pm

In front of the Greek Jewish synagogue located on Broome St between Allen St and Eldridge St on the Lower East Side.

Taste Of Times Square

22nd Annual Outdoor Food And Music Festival

Monday, June 1, 2015
5:00 – 9:00 pm

46th St. between Broadway and 9th Avenue (including historic Restaurant Row) as well as the Broadway Plazas between 45th and 47th Streets

Wine Bottle

Vinitaly USA (Vinitaly International)

Monday, June 1, 2015

New York Vintners. 21 Warren Street New York, NY 10007


4th Annual Musical Chairs in Bryant Park

Friday, June 5, 7:30 pm

Taking place on the Bryant Park Lawn

Taste of Spring Handmade Craftstravaganza

June 6 from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

Outside on West 17th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues

A benefit for the NYC Museum School
Organized by Two Fair Ladies
Beautiful handmade art and crafts along with food!

Murray Hill Street Fair

Saturday, June 6, 2015
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

On Park Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets


Hamilton Heights – Sugar Hill Celebrates Spring!

Saturday, June 6th and June 13th, 2015

12:00 Noon – 5:30 PM

Hamilton Place, and West 142nd and West 143rd
between Amsterdam & Hamilton Place
in West Harlem

American Crafts Festival

June 6, 7
June 13, 14, 2015

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
64th St at Columbus Avenue



Cultural Immigrant Festival

Sunday, June 7, 2015
2:30 – 5:00 pm

Join them once again to honor our diverse cultural history with the music and dance of Espiritu Gitano & Mestizo Quartet with Harold Guiterrez At PS 69: 77-02 37 Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

World’s Fair Anniversary Festival

Sunday, June 7, 2015
1:00 – 6:00 pm

At Flushing Meadows Corona Park


The 37th Annual Museum Mile Festival

Tues June 9th, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Taking place Rain or Shine | Free to all | Along Fifth Ave, 82nd – 105th Streets
Nine Museums + One Festival

13th Annual Arab-American & North African Cultural Street Festival

June 13, 2015
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Great Jones Street Btw. Broadway & Lafayette St.

30th Annual 116th Street Festival

Saturday, June 13

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Biggest Latin Festival in the North East featuring over 200 exhibitors, vendors and family themed activities. Well known as that BIG Affair taking place on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade and drawing hundreds of thousands of people!

Also on hand will be two stages for musical performances

The Great Bubble Battle

June 13, 2015
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Yes folks, it’s exactly what some of you might be thinking.
Bubbles Being Blown in the midst of Bulbicious Bright Lights…or something like that!

Taking place in Union Square, 14th and Broadway

Big Apple BBQ - Regular Logo

13th Annual

Big Apple BBQ Block Party
in Madison Square Park

Saturday, June 13 & Sunday, June 14

This item features dishes priced at a certain amount a plate with passes available for purchase.

Puerto Rico Flag

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Parade will take place from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Fifth Avenue, from E. 44th to E. 77thStreets.


DayLife presents Lower EAT Side!

Sunday, June 14th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Fun, Food, Exercise and Music!!!


American Indian

2015: Thirteenth Annual Drums Along the Hudson

A Native American and Multicultural Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Inwood Hill Park
11:00 am to 6:00 pm – Rain or Shine. FREE


Swedish Midsummer Festival

Friday, June 19, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Robert F. Wagner Junior Park
Battery Park City in lower Manhattan
Rain or shine

Waterside Market: Arts, Crafts & Flea Market

Saturday, June 20

Rain Date: Sunday, June 21
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Outside on the Plaza – Weather Permitting
Waterside Plaza is located East of the FDR Highway, on the East River between 25th and 29th Streets


Summer Solstice Celebration
at Socrates Sculpture Park

Sunday, June 21, 2015

5:00 pm – Dusk
Art-Making Workshops,  Face Painting, Solstice Ritual Performed by Urban Shaman Mama Donna ++

7:30 – 9:00 pm
Live Concert by the Queens Symphony Orchestra


Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn

June 27, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

JJ Byrne Park 4th St at 5th Ave

Puppetry Arts Family Events With Special Guest Star Wars, Geico Gecko,  and Tuffy Tiger


The Village Voice
4 Knots Music Festival

Saturday, July 11, 2015
1:00 – 10:00 pm

Pier 84 along the Hudson River near 42nd Street
Rain or Shine
For All Ages
Featuring 10 Bands

Visit their site to learn about Ticket Prices

41st Annual Atlantic Antic™ Festival

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

12:00 – 6:00 pm – RAIN OR SHINE

Atlantic Avenue, from 4th Avenue to Hicks Street, Brooklyn, New York

Vendors are welcomed to visit this page to learn about the application process and much more. 


NYC Tours – Cruises – Shows

There are many tours to choose from. The following is merely a small sample:


911 Memorial Museum Tours | Cruises |
Theater / Shows | Air / Helicopter Tours | Sightseeing Tours |
Walking / Bicycle Tours

‘and a Whole Lot More!!!!!!


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Please Note:

Everything below here on the right side of this page are from 2014 and other previous years yet will be added to the above sections as we near that time of year this year.

Actual NEW items are ABOVE and to the LEFT


Still awaiting updates for the many other special items which can be seen below as they were listed for last year.
Stay tuned!

THE GREAT AMERICAN HAT SHOWFebruary 5, 2015 – March 7, 2015
March 7, 2015
First Annual New York City Drone Film Festival February 21, 2015 Festival featuring works filmed using drones is the first of its kind NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 11, 2014 – The First Annual New York City Drone[…]
March 4–8, 2015Park Avenue Armory
Park Avenue at 67th Street
New York City

The Armory Show

March 5 – 8, 2015

12 pm to 7 pm

Piers 92 & 94 in central Manhattan


March 5-8 2015

508 – 526 W 26th St.
New York, NY 10001

4th Annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival

NYU Entrepreneurial Institute & NYU School of Engineering

Friday, March 6 – Saturday, March 7, 2015

New York University
40 W 4th St
New York, NY 10012


MARCH 5–8, 2015

An invitational solo project fair for contemporary art.


Pulse New York Contemporary Art Fair

March 5 – 8, 2015

Taking place at the
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street, NYC

Big Apple Con

March 7, 2015

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Penn Plaza Pavilion

401 Seventh Avenue
7th Ave. between W. 32nd St. and W. 33rd St.

The Village Voice – Choice Eats

8th Avenue Tasting Event

Friday, March 13, 2015

At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street, NYC

NYC Craft Beer Festival
March 13-14, 2015
Lexington Avenue Armory
68 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010
Between 25th & 26th Streets

New York City FIRST Competition & Expo
15th Anniversary
March 13-15, 2015
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Featuring over 200 Robotic Teams Competing
Free and Open to the Public
At the Jacob Javits Center

The Asia Art Festival
March 13 – 17, 2015
Bohemian National Hall
321 E 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021

NY Vegetarian Food Festival
March 14 – 15, 2015
11:00 am – 6:00 pm both days
At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street

American Diabetes Association EXPO
Saturday, March 14, 2015
7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

in Brooklyn
Every Saturday between January 4 through May 1, 2014
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and take walk in Prospect Park? Open since 1989, Grand Army Plaza is the flagship Brooklyn market.…

Architectural Digest Home Design Show
March 19 – 22, 2015
Piers 92 & 94
55th Street and 12th Avenue along the West Side


Coffee & Tea Festival NYC
Saturday March 21 – Sunday March 22
Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin Street, Brooklyn


The Jewelry Show
At Pratt Mansions
March 20, 21 & 22, 2015
1026 Fifth Avenue, New York City
(At 84th Street Across From The Metropolitan Museum)


The Fest for Beatles Fans
“The Original and Longest Running Beatles Celebration Since 1974″
March 20-22, 2015
Hilton Westchester
Rye Brook, New York
Located at 699 Westchester Avenue in Rye Brook, New York.


The Whole Bead Show
March 20-22, 2015
Metropolitan Pavilion


MommaConnect Expo NYC
All Things Kid Related and Mommy Needed!
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Baruch College
55 Lexington Ave


Affordable Art Fair
March 25 – 29, 2015
Metropolitan Pavilion
124 West 18th Street


Wine Riot NYC
March 27-28, 2015
69th Regiment Armory
68 Lexington Avenue


The Craft Distillers Festival
March 28, 2015
The Bowery Hotel
335 Bowery, NYC

“Sample over 60 specially-selected craft spirits while a 1920′s style jazz band keeps the party lively during this one-of-a-kind speakeasy experience.


Greek Independence Day Parade
Sunday, March 29, 2015


Sunday, March 29, 2015


64th Annual
And Festival of the Arts
Sunday, March 29, 2015
A Day-Long Celebration!
Judaica and crafts vendors, Israeli food, activities for children
Community Israeli Dancing for everyone


Macy’s Flower Show
March 22 – April 4
151 West 34th Street


The Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair and Fine Press Book Fair
Saturday, April 11, 2015
8;00 am – 4:00 pm
At the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street


17th Annual Tartan Day Parade
Saturday, April 11
Beginning at 2.00 pm
Route: From W45th Street up along 6th Avenue to 55th Street.


New York Antiquarian Book Fair
April 10th through the 12th
Preview: Thursday, April 9th from 5:00 – 9:00 pm
At the Park Avenue Armory


Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show & Sale
April 10 & 11, 2015
Friday, Apr 10th – 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday,
Apr 11th – 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
At the Metropolitan Pavilion


MoCCA Arts Festival
April 11th – 12th, 2015
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Exhibitor Hall located at Center 548 and Programming at The High Line Hotel.
548 W 22nd St


Earth Day Celebrations
Be sure to visit as well the Earth Day Page
to see some items coming right up.

Children’s Carnival
at the
Queens County Farm Museum
April 14, 15 and 21, 22 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
ADMISSION: $10.00 per person all ages to enter the farm grounds (carnival rides included at no additional charge)

Go Green! Go Greenpoint!
Earth Day Celebration in Brooklyn
Saturday, April 19

Taste of Lower East Side
Wed, April 15, 2015
6:00 – 10:00 pm

At the Metropolitan Pavilion

Grand Central Holiday Fair Casting Call
April 16-17, 2015
From 10 am to 4 pm in Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal is hosting an open call to artists for the 2015 Holiday Fair. Artisans are invited to show samples of their products and receive feedback from Holiday Fair merchandising consultants.

2015 Tribeca Drive-In®
Drive-In Events to Feature
April 16-18, 2015

The AIPAD Photography Show New York
APRIL 16-19, 2015

Earth Day Outdoors at Union Square

Sunday, April 21 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

In lieu of the traditional outdoor fair which has taken place outside of Grand Central Terminal this year it’ll be taking place at Union Square.
Featuring live performances, exhibis as well as displays by local and national environmental organizations, local businesses, and corporate partners.

MobileWeek Conference & Festival 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015 – Thursday, April 23, 2015
Metropolitan West
639 West 46th Street

7th Annual New York Rainbow Book Fair
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Noon – 6:00 pm
Holiday Inn Midtown

New York Travel Festival
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hostelling International – NYC

At the Wyckoff House Museum
Landmarks Day
Sunday, April 19th

EarthFair Indoors at Vanderbilt Hall
within Grand Central Terminal
April 20 – 22, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Live performances, kids’ activities, sustainability talks, and interactive displays by some of our partner organizations. All of the events are free and open to the public.

EarthFair Outside beside
Grand Central Terminal

April 22 – 23
Vanderbilt Avenue between 42nd-45th street
A two-day festival of art, music and the environment on Vanderbilt Avenue & in Vanderbilt Hall.

Earth Day at Times Square
April 22
(time to be announced). Exhibits and C02 ‘E’ Drive.

Spring Fling at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Saturday, April 23
10:30 am – 1 :00 pm
Pier 1

Traditional Japanese Food and Music
Cherry Blossoms Festival
on Roosevelt Island

Travel to Japan when you attend The Third Annual Cherry Blossoms Festival, featuring multiple Japanese cultural, food and shopping activities, on Roosevelt Island on
Saturday, April 13, from 10:00 am to 9:30 pm

NYC Grows
Sunday, April 25, 2010
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Union Square Park, Manhattan
14th Street to 17th Street and Broadway
Rain or Shine

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and the NYC Parks Department, along with presenting sponsor Organic Gardening magazine, invite New Yorkers to this annual, FREE outdoor festival that promotes community gardening, tree planting and care, urban farming and sustainable living.

NYC Grows is FREE and open to the public and will feature activities for all ages, including:
• Gardening and tree-planting workshops
• Organic cooking demonstrations
• Greenmarket with locally grown produce
• Eco-friendly products
• Hands-on urban farming activities
• Interactive demonstrations
• Free giveaways
• Live musical performances

Earth Day NY 2015
Days Leading Up to
April 22, 2015

TechDay NY

April 23, 2015
10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Pier 92, 55th Street and the West Side Highway

Shakespeare’s Birthday Bash
Thursday, April 23, 2015
12:30 to 2:30 pm
In Bryant Park Will Offer Performances, Music And Participatory Events, All Free.
Come for the Shakespeare Flash Mob, read a Shakespeare monologue & stay for lunch.

Artexpo NY
Pier 94, 55th Street and the West Side Highway
Friday, April 24th – Sunday, April 26th

Capture New York!
April 24 and 25
Capture 2015 Artisan Wine Tour
The Waterfront

Green Festival Expo
April 24-26, 2015
Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street

8th Annual Street Games 2015 in Harlem
Saturday, April 25, 2015
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan
114th Street & First Avenue

Sakura Matsuri at the
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Saturday, April 25 – Sunday, April 26
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, April 25
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Greenwich Street (between Chambers Street and Hubert Street)
Lights, Camera, Family Festival!

St. George Day Festival
Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 11am to 5pm
A local Earth Day and arts celebration
Taking place in and around Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island

Saturday, April 25
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
North Moore Street (between Greenwich Street and West Street)
Sponsored by Mohegan Sun

36th Annual Spring Crafts on Columbus 2015
April 25/26
May 2/3
May 9/10
This Art Show takes place on the sidewalk next to the American Museum of Natural History Columbus Avenue from 77th to 81st Street
Show hours: 10 am – 6 pm Rain or Shine
Each weekend 100 artisans exhibit and sell their own work

Park Slope & Red Hook
Family Festivals with Puppetry Arts

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Saturday, May 3, 2014

Puppetry Arts and the 5th Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) are teaming up once again to host the 5th Avenue Family Festival along 4th Street at 5th Avenue of Park Slope between Washington Park and MS 51.

The 5th Avenue Family Festival will have activities for youth and families including face painting, puppet making crafts, and prizes. Explore the science of bubbles with the New York Hall of Science, make pizza box puppets with 7-11 of Park Slope, and create your own mask with Regal Cinemas. The event will also welcome the New York Fire Safety Education Mobile and the USMC Activity Patrol Van. Take a swing with Sandy the Seagull of the Brooklyn Cyclones at the baseball batting cage and meet the Good Neighbear of State Farm. Also patrolling the event will be fan favorites Stormtroopers and Jedi Knights from the 501st Empire City Garrison and Echo Base Rebel Legion. Taste the unique cuisine of Baluchi’s Indian Restaurant and Kappa Sake House of 5th Avenue and enjoy live performances by Waiting for Bobby, Coolsax Jazz Trio, and Tucker & Larson Jazz.

There will be raffles and giveaways and the first 200 kids will receive a 5th Ave BID tote bag filled with prizes from Madame Tussauds, Dave & Busters, Cabot Creamery, and Jenkinson’s Aquarium.

Free admission rain or shine, $1 Crafts and Activities, $3 Bounce House. R train to Union St, R F G to 9th St. For information visit or call 718-768-3703.


Wednesday, May 2

From kugel to dumplings, restaurants from the World Financial Center and throughout NYC to offer international array of noodle dishes for $5 and under

Spring Craftstravaganza
A Handmade Craft Market
Brought forth by TwoFairLadies
Saturday, May 3
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Grand Opening
Saturday, May 4 at 11:00 AM
Albee Square, (Corner of Fulton and Bond Streets), Downtown Brooklyn
Will meet demand of growing residential community twice a week
Thursdays from 10 am – 4 pm
Saturdays 11 am – 5 pm
through November 23

Children’s Carnival
at the Queens County Farm Museum
April 18, 19 and 25, 26
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
Join them for a carnival in the apple orchard! Carnival rides, midway games food, hayrides, petting zoo and a Magic Show (show times: 12,1,2,3 in the pavilion).
ADMISSION: $9.00 per person all ages to enter the farm grounds (carnival rides included at no additional charge)
(height rules apply at all rides)
Visit the official site to learn more.

30th Annual
Sakura Matsuri
Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
April 30 – May 1


Saturday, April 30th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Greenwich Street (between Chambers Street and Hubert Street)

The Tribeca Family Festival, presented by Founding Sponsor American Express, will feature the annual Street Fair on Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 6 pm on Greenwich Street from Chambers Street to Hubert Street, and at venues throughout the Tribeca neighborhood. The fair, a Festival favorite which drew more than 250,000 people last year, is free and open to the public, and promises to be a day of family fun and lively entertainment

Bike Expo New York 2015
May 1 (10:00 am – 8:00 pm)
May 2 (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Free & Open to public
Pier 36 at Basketball City (299 South Street, Manhattan)

PS 38 Carnival
Saturday, May 2nd
from 12:00 – 5:00 pm
at PS 38 Playground in Brooklyn
450 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Festival
Sunday, May 3, 2015
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mott St in Chinatown

Hippo Playground Spring Fair
May 3, 2015
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hippo Playground
Riverside Drive & West 91st Street

Madison Square Parks Eats Your Heart Out
May 3 through May 31
everyday from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
This is a month-long outdoor food haven – fills Worth Square with the diverse tastes of some of the city’s most raved about eateries. There will be food & beverages to enjoy at the Park or take home with you; as well as home & garden items, perfect for Mother’s Day and getting ready for summer.

7th Annual Jane’s Walk

May 3 & 4
Municipal Art Society Hosts 7th Annual “Jane’s Walk” –
Free NYC Walking and Bike Tours in Every Borough
An Annual Tribute to Urban Activist Jane Jacobs


Saturday May 4, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

This public outdoor StreetFest will occupy more than a square block around the New Museum, activating the Bowery, Stanton, Rivington, and Chrystie Streets as well as Sara D. Roosevelt Park. The winning structures of the IDEAS CITY StreetFest Tenting Design Competition—for a new model of street-festival tents—will premiere. Scores of inventors, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and ecologists will share their products and concepts demonstrating the value of untapped creative capital. Valet your bike, paint with bacteria, construct a solar-powered radio using recycled materials, preserve an endangered language, get life coaching from teens, learn about neighborhood collations and issues, and try a dish by a local food vendor…
… This event previously drew nearly fifty thousand visitors to the neighborhood. Free for all ages, rain or shine!

The 5th Annual Spring Handmade Cavalcade
Springtime Blooms with Handmade Goodness!
Saturday, May 4th, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Over 35 local artists and crafters
from the Etsy NY Street Team
The Space, 50 N. 3rd St. between Kent and Wythe, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The Reformed Church of Huguenot Park
Spring Fair & Guided History Tour

of their 164 year old church.
Saturday, May 4th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Featuring a children’s carnival with many fun activities, over 25 vendors with unique wares, lots of great raffles, a NYC Animal Care and Control truck with dogs and cats for immediate adoption, homemade cakes and cookies and a hot lunch menu. The history tour will discuss the lives of the French Huguenots who built our church and are depicted in
beautiful stained glass windows and in writings engraved in the stone walls of our church. The church is two short blocks from the Staten Island Railroad’s Huguenot Station.

50th Annual Calhoun Carnival!
Saturday, May 4 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
433 West End Avenue at 81st Street
Upper West Side’s best family street fair
Carnival rides and games, prizes, craft activities and the first barbecue of the season are just a handful of the fun events planned for this rain-or-shine event.
Admission is FREE; tickets for rides, games and food cost between $1 and $4
All ages

Red Hook Family Festival
Saturday May 4th, 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Arts and Crafts and Games for the whole family
PS 15 Playground
71 Sullivan Street at Van Brunt Red Hook, Bklyn

Irish Arts Center
New York City Irish Dance Festival
May 4, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pier 1 at West 70th Street @ the Hudson River
The Irish Arts Center returns with its 13th annual day-long celebration of Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers with opportunities for the whole family to join in.


Sunday, May 4, 2014
11 am – 4 pm
ADMISSION: $5.00 per person
Free with Farm Membership


Tunes in Times Square Benefit Concert
Singing Songs All Day Long
To Better The Lives Of Children With Special Needs
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Broadway Pedestrian Plaza between 42nd & 43rd Streets

Creative Week
May 4 – 8, 2015
At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th Street


May 2 – 4

Snug Harbor in Bloom, will be held Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4. The festival is open on Friday, May 2 from 3:00 PM – 6:00PM for members only of Snug Harbor to get a sneak peak of the orchid and plant sale.


Tectonics Festival New York 2015
Thursday, May 7 – Saturday, May 9, 2015
First Unitarian Congregational Society, Brooklyn, and Abrons Art Center, NYC.

Spring Brings
Outsider Art Fair
to New York
World’s Foremost Annual Show of Outsider Art
May 8 – 11, 2014


Brazil’s Boa Vista June Festival
Brings Dance and Music to Grand Central Terminal
Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, 2014, 12:00 – 7:00 pm

The Downtown Fair
Modern + Contemporary
May 8 – 11, 2014
The Armory, 68 Lexington Avenue at 25th Street

Spring Masters New York
May 8 – 12, 2015
Park Avenue Armory
New York City

May 8 – 19, 2015

Bronx Week
May 9 thru May 19, 2013

Kite Flight at Socrates Sculpture Park
Saturday, May 9, 2015
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Rye Playland in Rye, New York
Saturday – May 9, 2015
Opening Day Special!
$15 Rides Admission

Crafts in Chelsea!
May 9, 2015
11:00 am-4:00 pm
West 21st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues

Japan Day in Central Park
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Romania Day Festival
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Taking place in Lower Manhattan

At the Alice Austen House
Mother’s Day Arts and Craft Fair
Friday May 9 – Sunday May 11, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Brooklyn Flea Record Fair
Saturday, May 10, 2014
11:00 am-6:00 pm
The first record fair of 2014 is set for Saturday, May 10. They’re proud to be part of the Red Bull Music Academy again this spring.
According to the main source there’ll also be guest DJs and special items for sale!

West Chelsea Artists Open Studios Presents Its
Annual Spring Open Studios Event
May 10-11, 2014
in the West Chelsea Arts District.


The artists of West Chelsea Artists Open Studios invite the public to step inside their private studios during the spring 2013 art season.

Located in the heart of the West Chelsea Arts district, where visitors will have exclusive access to over 40 private artists’ studios in more than 11 buildings.

Saturday, May 11
Sunday, May 12
from 12:00 – 6:00 pm

Parallax ‘Art’ Fair opening
at the Prince George in New York

Works by over 160 object makers on show at the first US artist-led-non-art fair
May 11-12, 2013
Friday 10 May: Private View, 7.30 – 9.30 pm
Saturday 11 – Sunday 12th May: 11:00 am -5:00 pm
Venue: Prince George, 15 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016
Entrance – Free

West Chelsea Artists Open Studios
The artists of West Chelsea Artists Open Studios invite the public to step inside their private studios during the spring 2013 art season.
Located in the heart of the West Chelsea Arts district, where visitors will have exclusive access to over 40 private artists’ studios in more than 11 buildings.
Saturday, May 11
Sunday, May 12
from 12:00 – 6:00 pm

Select Art Fair
May 13 – 17, 2015
Center 548  // Chelsea (formerly the Dia Building, between 10th and 11th avenue on 22nd Street)

Inaugural Art Miami New York Fair
May 14-­17, 2015
Launches At Pier 94
12th Avenue at 55th Street

Frieze New York Art Fair
May 14–17, 2015
Randall’s Island Park
Visit Frieze New York and take part in the contemporary art event of the year.

Harlem EatUp!
May 14 – May 17
Harlem EatUp! is a brand new festival in Harlem, New York, celebrating the food, culture and spirit of Harlem

Farm Fest
at the Queens County Farm Museum

Sunday, May 15
from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Celebrate the return of spring with a visit to the farm!

9th Annual Dance Parade and Dance Festival
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Tens Of Thousands Of Dancers Limber Up For The Most Multi-Cultural Event In The New York City Calendar: The Ninth Annual Dance Parade And Festival

Taste of Tribeca
Saturday, May 16, 2015
A Culinary Festival To Benefit Tribeca’s Ps 150 And Ps 234
Support Taste of Tribeca and the arts in our schools!

Brooklyn Flea Record Fair
Saturday, May 16
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: Smorgasburg
90 Kent Ave (at North 7th Street), Brooklyn, NY 11211

Spanish-Around-the-World Carnaval
Saturday May 16
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Bouncy castles, arts & crafts, face painting & games, all while learning about Spanish culture around the world.
91st Street Between West End Avenue and Riverside Avenue

The 9th Avenue International Food Festival
May 16th & 17th 2015
Rain or Shine
Saturday and Sunday
9th Avenue (42nd – 57th Streets)

14th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza
May 17, 2015
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The 40th Annual Ninth Avenue
International Food Festival

Taking place
Saturday and Sunday,
May 18 & 19, 2013
From 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
Along 9th Avenue from 42nd – 57th Streets
Rain or Shine!!

Taste of Tribeca
Saturday, May 18
A ticketed Affair benefitting local public schools.
Now in its 19th year, this highly regarded annual event will take place on Saturday, May 18th from 11:30am to 3pm, on Duane Street (between Greenwich and Hudson Street) in Tribeca. All proceeds from the event will ensure the continuation of arts and enrichment programs at local public schools, PS 150 and PS 234.

Saturday, May 18
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
For all the little tykes and featuring live entertainment, crafts, games, food, face painting and much much more.

Spring Kids Fest is presented by the Madison Square Park Conservancy, Time Out Kids and World Class Learning Academy, NY.

Kids Spring Fest 2013
in Manhattan’s Madison Sq Park

Saturday, May 18, 2013
from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

The 18th Annual BBC
Village Crafts Fair:

American Handmade Crafts & Art
Saturday, May 18, 2013
20th Annual BBC Fair taking place within Greenwich Village
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village (West Village)
on the Bedford, Barrow, Commerce Streets

The Third Annual Spring Handmade Cavalcade
Over 75 local artists and crafters from Etsy New York Team
Saturday, May 19, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
21st Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues

Get Your Handmade On! Local Etsy artists join forces in Chelsea for a day of fun, creativity and charity. PS 11 and the Etsy New York Team will occupy 21st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Crafts in Chelsea raises vital funds for PS 11 to help the school purchase books, supplies and equipment for the kids.

Sunday, May 19 from Noon to 6:00 pm
Emmons Avenue fro E. 27th St to Ocean Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn
BayFest is Brooklyn’s largest waterfront event of its kind & NYC’s only vendor-free street fair. Now in our 22nd year and always completely FREE, BayFest is an all-day, nonstop celebration of Sheepshead Bay with music, fun for kids, and community spirit South Brooklyn style!

Eleventh Annual Drums Along the Hudson®: A Native American Festival
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 11:00 am until 6:00 pm
Rain or Shine – FREE
Inwood Hill Park
218th Street and Indian Road (4 blocks west of Broadway)

Summer on the Hudson:
10th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza
Taking place at Pier 1 at about 70th Street
Sunday, May 19, 2013
11:00 am–5:00 pm

Moms Rock! Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring family bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts, eco-environmental information, food, vendors, interactive fun, and more! Fitness demos begin at 11AM. Music starts at noon. Everyone welcome.

Performance of “fuzz buckets”
as part of the 5th Ave Street Fair

Sunday, May 20 at 1:00 pm
5th Ave at 3rd St, Park Slope
Free puppet making crafts 11:00 – 4:00 pm on 5th Ave at 2nd St

Pets & Pals Party
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Noon – 3:00 pm
Alley Pond Park
(76th Ave. east of Springfield Blvd.)
Join us for a free day of family and pet fun. Games, rides, arts & crafts projects, pet adoption, pet microchipping, pet training advice, and lots more fun!
For directions or for additional information, please call (718) 352-4793.

The following is unconfirmed yet provided by one of New Yorkled’s readers:
West 22 Street Block Association Is Sponsoring
22 Street And West 21 Street Between 8th Ave. And 10th Ave.
Saturday May 21, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Sale Will Benefit The West 300 Block Association. Household Goods, Clothing, Jewelry, Dvds, Cds, Antiques, Art,Crafts,Books, Electronics, Collectables. Only Residents On These Blocks Can Sell Their Goods. No Food

Flax and Fleece Fest in Brooklyn
Saturday, May 21
& Sunday, May 22
at 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Visit the Zoo and watch sheep as they are sheared. Then come to Lefferts Historic House to see how sheared fleece becomes yarn. Help them wash, hang, card, and spin wool. Also, plant flax for the next harvest or join in a weaving workshop.
Taking place at the Lefferts Historic House, Prospect Park (Flatbush Avenue at Empire Boulevard)
For More Information: (718) 789-2822

St. James’ Church
Thursday, May 21, 2015
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
865 Madison Avenue @ 71 Street

East Harlem Block Nursery, Inc.
50th Anniversary Celebration
Old School Style Block Party!
Saturday, May 23, 2015
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
215 East 106th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues

Opening Day Family Festival
At Governor’s Island
Sunday, May 24, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
At Nolan Park: Kick-off another amazing Governors Island season with free, family-friendly performances, games, and activities at the Governors Island Alliance Family Festival! Family Festival will include arts and crafts, musical and theatrical performances, and harbor-education activities for kids.

Memorial Day Parades and Other Events
May 24 & 25, 2015

The 18th Annual Lower East Side
Festival Of The Arts

Saturday, May 25
At and around 10th Street and 1st Avenue
Cultural Festival, Performances, Food, Vendors and More
Starting outside at 12 noon, they throw up a stage and sound system on East 10th Street at 1st Avenue and composer, Bohemia historian and guitar guru Richard West curates and hosts a street extravaganza. A marvelous mix of acoustic music (folk to funk), dance (flamenco, belly and otherwise), comedy, poetry and Theatrical Miscellany. Lining the street on either side of the stage are vendors of all description, local artisans and purveyors of tempting foods. So you may feast and flea market to your heart’s content until 5pm.

Governors Island Alliance’s 9th Annual Opening Day Family Festival !
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Sunday, May 26, 2013
from Noon to 4:00 pm
GIA’s Family Festival is a free and creative arts and harbor education-focused jamboree which will take place in Nolan Park.

The Viva Loisaida Festival
Sunday, May 26, 2013

Kicks Off The City’s Summer Season With A Latin Flair
An Annual Nuyorican Tradition Offers A Mix Of Plena, Salsa & Zumba In Manhattan’s Lower East Side


HOWL! Festival 2013
Friday, May 31, 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Tompkins Square Park, Enter through Southwest entrance, Avenue A & 7th Street

Saturday, June 1, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Great HOWL! Stage, Avenue A / East 7th Street Entrance

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
Spring 2013
June 1, 2
Exhibiting hours: Noon to 6:00 pm

First-Ever Atlantic Avenue Wedding Extravaganza
Showcases Thoroughfare As One-Stop Shop
For Dresses, Flowers, Gifts, Cakes, Venues, More
Saturday, June 1
All-day event to include wedding walking tour, merchant discounts, mock weddings, puppy wedding costume contest, & more

DayLife Celebration
Sunday, June 2, 2013

A FREE 3-block special event that covers Orchard Street in astroturf and pushcarts, and includes the best in LES food and fashion vendors.
All-day Public Celebration and Pastrami Eating Contest

Puppet Shows and Super Star Characters!
Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn
Saturday June 15, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
on 4th Street at 5th Ave along the park at the Old Stone House

Annual American Crafts Festival
at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

June 8, 9 & June 15, 16, 2013

Morton Street Fair
The Morton St. Block Assn. Street Fair
Saturday, June 2
from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Morton St. between Bedford and Hudson St..White Elephant Sale plus raffle prizes.

Taste of Times Square
An Outdoor Food Festival!
Monday, June 3, 2013

In addition to the food sampling festivities,
there will be musical entertainment throughout the event.
Tickets are $1 per ticket and are redeemable for “tastes” and beverages. Most dishes are $1-6 each.

Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn
Saturday June 15, 2013, 11:00 – 5:00 pm
4th St at 5th Ave Old Stone House Park Slope
Performances, Crafts, Games, & Activities with Special Guest Noel MacNeal

Waterside Plaza Flea Market
Saturday, June 8 / Rain Date: Sunday, June 9
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Outside on the Plaza
Contact: 212-340-4208

From jewelry to furniture, you never know what kind of treasures you might find at this long-standing community event. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Both Waterside residents and non-residents may also participate as vendors. Vendor registration takes place on a first-come basis, beginning at 9AM the day of the Flea Market, outside in front of Building 30. The vendor fee is $10 cash (exact change preferred). Vendors provide their own tables and chairs. A limited number of tables and chairs are available to senior residents of Waterside Plaza (with ID) on a first-come basis.

Pathmark Multicultural Arts Festival at South Street Seaport
Saturday, June 5
Food sampling, cultural music and a chance to win prizes.
Taking place at Pier 17

Taste of Summer!
Wednesday, June 6 from 7:00 pm –11:00 pm

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park
Savor delicious culinary fare from top New York City chefs and restaurants at this one-of-a-kind tasting event in the heart of Central Park. Held at the iconic Bethesda Terrace, this annual benefit for the Central Park Conservancy brings together visionaries in support of its mission to restore and maintain the Park. Taste of Summer also features a luxury-filled silent auction, dancing to one of the city’s hottest DJs, and The Taste Café (available exclusively to table buyers) hosted by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. Don’t miss out on this annual kick-off to summer — get your tickets online!

Waterside Plaza Flea Market
Saturday, June 8 / Rain Date: Sunday, June 9
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Outside on the Plaza
Contact: 212-340-4208

From jewelry to furniture, you never know what kind of treasures you might find at this long-standing community event. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Both Waterside residents and non-residents may also participate as vendors. Vendor registration takes place on a first-come basis, beginning at 9AM the day of the Flea Market, outside in front of Building 30. The vendor fee is $10 cash (exact change preferred). Vendors provide their own tables and chairs. A limited number of tables and chairs are available to senior residents of Waterside Plaza (with ID) on a first-come basis.

Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival
Sunday, June 9 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Rain or Shine
Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge Street, NYC

Chinese opera and acrobatics, klezmer music, Yiddish and Chinese language lessons, mah jongg, scribal arts, food and folk art demos, crafts, synagogue tours, and more! Don’t miss New York City’s best block party, a cross-cultural celebration of the Jewish and Chinese communities of our Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood.

Museum Mile Festival 2013 – Annual Celebration
Tuesday, June 11 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
(Rain or Shine)
Rain or Shine and FREE
During this special celebration one will have the chance to visit all the museums on Museum Mile (5th Avenue) from about 82nd – 105th Streets.

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
in Madison Square Park

Saturday, June 8 & Sunday, June 9
This item features dishes priced at a certain amount a plate with passes available for purchase.

Figment Festival at
Governors Island

June 8-9, 2013

FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, it transforms Governors Island into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.

NYRP’s Harlem River Festival
Saturday, June 8
Sherman Creek Park
Free to Attend
Festival Activities
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Boat Races
7:30 am – 11:00 am
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Annual Staten Island Irish Fair
To Benefit the St. Columcille Irish Cultural Center of Staten Island
Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10

Cost is $10 at the gate and $8 in advance.
Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Spring is here and the tents are going up for the Annual Irish Fair held on the Staten Island Rodeo Grounds.

U.S. Army 238th Birthday Celebration
in NYC

Friday, June 14 (Flag Day)
9:45 am at Duffy Square in Times Squareand
12:10 pm at Bryant Park
Presented by the United States Army. Times Square Cake Cutting Ceremony – Live music, key speakers, Future Soldier swearing-in ceremony, and presentation of the colors.Bryant Park Patriotic Performance – Performances by the U.S. Military Academy Band and “Hellcats,” The U. S. Army Drill Team, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Soldiers Show.

Annual Sweden Day
… a ‘Midsummer’ Tradition right here in New York

Saturday, June 15, 2013
Taking place at Manhem Beach Club, 658 Clarence Avenue, Throgs Neck, New York in the Bronx

Summer Solstice Celebration
Friday, June 21, 5pm-Dusk
Socrates Sculpture Park’s Annual Festival Will Celebrate
Mayan Culture As The Sun Reaches Its Highest Position In The Sky
Summer Solstice Celebration Begins At 5pm
5:00-8:30 — FACE PAINTING by Agostino Arts
5:00-8:00 — SOLSTICE ART-MAKING WORKSHOPS with Free Style Arts Association,Materials for the Arts, The Noguchi Museum, and Queens Museum of Art
5:00-8:00 — SOLSTICE COSTUME-MAKING WORKSHOPS with Socrates artists
5:00-8:30 — WALK UP PADDLING with Astoria Boaters and LIC Community Boathouse
6:00-7:00 — LUCHA LIBRE (Mexican Wrestling exhibition)
7:00-8:00 — SOLSTICE YOGA with Monique Schubert
8:00-8:30 — SOLSTICE RITUAL with Urban Shaman Mama Donna
8:30-9:30 — COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE with Toca & Alé Alé Drummers

Toca & Alé Alé Drummers will begin performing at 6:00 PM, accompanying the wrestling exhibition, yoga, and solstice ritual. The Summer Solstice Celebration is FREE AND OPEN TO ALL. Local Mexican cuisine will be sold in the park.

The Swedish Midsummer Festival
Co-presented by the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy and the Consulate General of Sweden in New York. Some of New York’s finest Scandinavian restaurants and food purveyors – Gigino’s in Wagner Park, Smorgas Chef / Crepe du Nord, Fika, Nordic Preserves and Red Rooster – will host food stands offering Swedish picnic-style delicacies.

Swedish Midsummer Festival
Friday, June 21, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Robert F. Wagner Park
Battery Park City in lower Manhattan
Rain or shine

Fifth Annual North River
Historic Ship Festival

Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23
Hudson River Park’s Pier 25 in Lower Manhattan

Solstice in Times Square:
Athleta Mind Over Madness Yoga
Friday, June 21, 2013
Broadway between 43rd and 48th Streets

Summer Solstice BBQ
Friday, June 21, 2013
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Friends of Morningside for a community BBQ. Find out more about our organization and how you can get involved. Sample treats from local businesses.
115th Street BBQ area in Morningside Park, Manhattan

Adventures NYC – FREE
Saturday, June 22, 2013
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Central Park, the Bandshell Area
enter at 72nd Street

Join NYC Parks and Backpacker Magazine for the 9th annual Adventures NYC, and discover adventure right here in your own backyard! Get ready to hike, bike, climb and paddle as we celebrate NYC Parks and the great outdoors.

On Saturday, June 22, stop by Central Park and enjoy a day of outdoor adventure – for FREE!

Annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 23, 2012 beginning at 2:00 pm

The Parade will start on West 21st and the Surf Avenue. It will roll East to West 10th Street, where the cars and motorized floats will park. The marchers and push pull floats will go to the Boardwalk and march West to 15th Street, where the Parade will disband.

You can learn about registering for this parade by visiting the official Coney Island website and obtaining more details. Mind you, this parade is followed by the Mermaid Parade Ball which is a ticketed item offering tickets from $25 to $75 (VIP)

Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience :
June 28 – 30, 2013

Stan Lee, Patrick Stewart, Five ‘The Walking Dead’ Stars, WWE® Superstar CM Punk® Headline Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience

Taking place at Basketball City
299 South St. #36
New York, NY 10002

Friday, June 28, 4-9 p.m.
(Boat Cruise: Friday, 9 pm — midnight)
Saturday, June 29 – 10 am. – 7 pm
Sunday, June 30 – 10 am – 5 pm

Tickets start at $40. Kids 5 and under free with paid adult. Visit for more info

Harlem Arts Festival
June 29 – 30
Taking place at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park

Harlem Pride 2013
Saturday, June 29 beginning at 12:00 pm
Jackie Robinson Park
Bradhurst and Edgecomb Avenues
From West 145th Street to West 155th Street

Canada Day Festival
Saturday, June 29
From 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
With various items going on all day long at Rumsey Playfield as well as the Naumburg Bandshell.
A free Canada Day Concert will take place in the evening at Rumsey Playfield as part of SummerStage Concert Series presented by AT&T. Award winning Canadian bands Brasstrounaut, Spirit of the Westand Joel Plaskett are the first confirmed artists.

NYC Pridefest
June 30, 2013
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hudson between Abingdon Square and West 14th Street

Brooklyn Flea
at Fort Greene, Brooklyn
on Saturdays through Mid November
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine
176 Lafayette Ave. (btw. Clermont + Vanderbilt Ave)

at Williamsburg, Brooklyn
on Sundays through Mid November
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine
27 North 6th St. (btw. Kent Ave. + East River)

a Brooklyn Flea food market where over 100+ food vendors will set up shop between North 6th and North 7th Streets on an undeveloped acre parcel within The Edge development, adjacent to East River State Park.
at Williamsburg, Brooklyn
on Saturdays through Mid November
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine
27 North 6th St. (btw. Kent Ave. + East River)

Interactive, Music, Technology:

Saturday, July 6
Fair: 3:00 – 8:00 pm
Performances: 8:00 pm–12:00 am
South Street Seaport, Cannon’s Walk
Co-presented with Harvestworks

Part exposition, part block party, Control Voltage is New York City’s annual fair dedicated to celebrating the modular synthesizer. Synth makers share their creations by day, inviting audiences to see, hear, touch and talk about the modular synth. Musicians perform at night celebrating invention, community, creativity, and the inspirational intersection of science and art.
Produced by Abby Echiverri.

Friends of Fort Totten Parks
presents Family Fun Day
on Saturday, July 10
from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fort Totten Parade Grounds, Queens
Please join them for this free annual event featuring games, rides, craft projects, and exhibits from various community groups including FDNY Smoke House, APEC, NY Hospital Blood Pressure Screening, Safe Kids NY, Urban Park Rangers, and much more. We will also be joined by Central Veterinary Associates offering pet microchipping ($25 donation requested).
No private vehicles are allowed inside Fort Totten so please park in the lot outside or take public transportation. Please call (718) 352-4793 ext. 301 if you have any questions.

15th Annual Broadway Barks
Bernadette Peters and famed illustrator Hilary Knight to sign special edition Broadway Barks posters (shown above) and calendars in SHUBERT ALLEY
Saturday, July 13, 2013
from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Additional Celebrity Participants include:
Joanna Christie, Corey Cott, LaVon Fisher-Wilson, Carol Kane, Kara Lindsay, Jane Lynch, Dominic Scaglione, Jr.


Saturday, July 13, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Governors Island, Parade Ground
Co-presented with Come Out & Play
City-sized fun for kids and adults, Field Day and Family Day events turn Governors Island into a giant playground for all. New games, new experiences and new takes on old favorites, Field Day and Family Day give participants the opportunity to rediscover each other and the city they call home through joyful interactive play.

The Metropolitan Stamp Show

Next Show Thursday–Saturday
July 10–12, 2014

Holiday Inn Midtown
440 West 57th Street
New York, New York 10019

Show Hours: Thursday 10:00 – 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Paths to Pier 42 Summer Launch

Saturday, July 12
11:00 am – 3:00 pm


Broadway Barks

Saturday, July 12 in Shubert Alley
Beginning at 3:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public
(located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue)


City of Water Day

Saturday, July 12
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Held on Governors Island and Maxwell Park in Hoboken, NJ


Staten Island PrideFest

Saturday, July 12, 2014
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

2014 marks the 10th annual celebration of Pride on Staten Island, from the boardwalk in Midland Beach, to the park and streets of St. George. Join the party to celebrate diversity and community. It’s not just for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people of Staten Island, it’s for everyone! Come celebrate with live music, artists, craft vendors, food trucks, drag performers, VIP beverage areas, and more. This day-long event has activities for the whole family.

The day kicks off with a Pride Day 5K PrideFest Run/Walk around the beautiful 83-acre campus. The run will be followed by an Interfaith Community Non-Denominational Service in the illustrious Tuscan Garden. The highlight of the day is the PrideFest Festival, where you can join with other community members and show that Staten Island has a large and growing diverse LGBTQ community!


111th Street Salsa Street Party

And Old Timer’s Stickball Game

Sunday, July 13th, 2014
Approximately 1:00 – 6:00 PM or later.
West 111th Street between 5th and Lenox Avenues in Spanish Harlem


Bastille Day on 60th Street

As presented by the French Institute Alliance Française
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Between Fifth and Lexington Avenues, NYC
Free and Open to the Public

Commemorating France’s own Independence Day on July 14, 1789. Celebrate Bastille Day and enjoy the best of French culture at the French Institute Alliance Française’s annual street fair on 60th Street! From crêpes, éclairs, and fromages with refreshing wine and beer, to live music, you won’t want to miss New York City’s ultimate French summer fête. New Yorkled’s been to a this celebration twice in the past and we’ve got to say, it was tons of fun but REALLY Crowded. So please keep that in mind.

New Museum Block Party
Sara D. Roosevelt Park : Chrystie Street between Delancey and Broome Street in the Chinatown Area
Saturday, July 20
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

2013 QuickCheck NJ Festival of Ballooning

July 26, 27, 28
Featuring numerous Concerts, Fireworks
and Balloon Ascensions twice a day.

35th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow
at the Queens County Farm Museum
July 26, 27 and 28

This wonderful annual event will consist of 3 days of intertribal Native American Dance competitions. On hand will be over 40 Indian Nations. Also, there will be a pretty big variety of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry and foods.

ADMISSION: ADULTS $10.00 (All Weekend Pass: $15)
CHILDREN: $5.00 (age 12 and under) (All Weekend Pass: $7)

Chinatown Summer Street Festival 2010
August 1 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Taking place at Columbus Park within Chinatown

Arts Carnival at Crocheron Park
Friday, August 6 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
(Buz O’Rourke Playground at 214th Place and 33rd Road in Bayside)
Join them for an afternoon of fun in the park including arts & crafts projects, games, and other activities.

Summer Streets in Manhattan
August 3, 10, & 17
Traffic Free Street from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge along Park Avenue and other connecting streets will be happening once again this year!

2014 Giglio di Sant’ Antonio Feast

August 7 – 10, 2014

Taking place in East Harlem

Pleasant Street, 114th – 116th Street


African Arts And Culture Festival Returns To Governors Island
African Film Festival Inc.’s Third Annual ‘Family Day Celebration’
Heads to New York on Saturday, August 7
Noon – 5:00 pm

All events will take place at Colonels’ Row on Governors Island, a family and tourist destination located off the southern tip of Manhattan across from the Financial District.

Dance Theater of Harlem Summer 2014 Street Festival

Saturday, August 9
from Noon – 7:00 pm

West 152nd Street Between Amsterdam and St. Nicholas Avenues

Free Performances!

Featuring Dance Theatre of Harlem School Summer Intensive Students and Special Guest Artists

Also: Special Appearance by the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company!


Summer Street Festival 2011
Sunday, August 11 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come down and help Celebrate Immigrants. On hand will be Entertainment featuring traditional cultural performances as well as other activities for the family. You could learn more as well at the Asian Americans for Equality website.

Times Square Kiss In – 62nd Anniversary
Saturday, August 14th
Doors open at 10:00 am. Program begins at 11:00 am
Military Island, at the intersection of Broadway and 7th Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets.

Blues Barbecue Fest
Saturday, August 24 at 2:00 pm
at Pier 84 (44th Street on the West Side)

Music Performers:
Kaki King / Tracy Nelson / Heritage Blues Orchestra
/ Nikki Hill / Lucky Peterson featuring Tamara Peterson

Back for the 14th year in a row, Hudson River Park’s Blues BBQ Festival pairs America’s best Blues and Roots musicians with Brother Jimmy’s and Dinosaur BBQ, two of New York City’s best BBQ restaurants, for an unforgettable summer day on the Hudson River!

Kimlau Square Park Day
in Manhattan’s Chinatown
Join them this
Saturday, August 24 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
for Kimlau Square Park Day, a special event to honor the square’s homage to Chinese and Chinese American history by encouraging the community to help keep Kimlau Square clean.

NYC Volkswagen Traffic Jam
on Governor’s Island
Sunday, August 25

in Times Square
Sunday, August 25 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Broadway from 45th – 47th Streets

Annual German American von Steuben Day Parade
Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Noon
Along Fifth Ave from 63rd to 86th St

Grand Stand and Reviewing Stand at Fifth Avenue and 68th Street
For ticket information visit the official site.
Believe it or not this happens to be one of New Yorkled’s favorite parades.

Children’s Day at South Street Seaport
Children’s Day Target
September 30
Noon start time, concert at 8:00 pm
Rain or Shine
Remember, Details to come…BUT, last year there was quite the mixup regarding
the Fireworks which were SUPPOSED to be taking place there.

Brazilian Day Festival
Sunday, September 2
11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Main stage at 43th Street and 6th Avenue
Second stage 46th Street between 5th and Madison

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
FALL 2013
Labor Day Weekend
August 31, September 1, 2
also September 7, 8
Exhibiting hours: Noon to 6:00 pm
rain or shine

At Historical Richmond Town
in Staten Island

SATURDAY, SUNDAY & MONDAY, September 3, 4 & 5, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Check out the BMX Stunt Riders! AWE Rock in the Ruins performance stage! Come see the famous Pig Races! Included with admission are amusement rides, contests, games, live music, exhibits and traditional demonstrations.
$15/person, $10/Seniors, Children under 30” FREE.

9th Annual West Side County Fair
Saturday, September 8, 2013
1:00 – 6:00 pm
Taking place at Riverside Park South will be this fun outing featuring pony rides for the little ones, music, square dancing, carnival rides, games, food and much more.
Visit the official Riverside Park Fund Site to learn more.

Historic House Trust Festival
On September 24 through 26, come see how New Yorkers lived a hundred years ago. More than two dozen preserved homes and buildings offer special tours and events.
Official Page

San Gennaro Feast
in NYC’s Little Italy
September 13 – 23

Annual Feast of San Gennaro, Food, games, rides, concessions, entertainment, parade, and religious procession at this well-loved festival in Little Italy.

5th Annual Columbia Waterfront Fall Festival, 2013

Carroll Gardens Association, Inc.
September 14, 2013

33rd Annual

At the Queens County Farm Museum
Sunday, September 15, 2013
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

This show will include a display of various makes and models of motorcycles that have been out of production 10 years or more. Music, farmhouse tours, hayrides, and food will provide fun for the entire family.

ADMISSION: $5.00 per person
Free with Farm Membership

Fall Equinox Festival
at Hudson River Park

Saturday, September 17
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hudson River Park’s Pier 84 at 44th Street
Join them for this annual festival celebrating the changing of the seasons featuring live music, arts & crafts, fishing, produce cart dance performances and much more!

2013 Harvest in the Square
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Union Square Park, North Plaza, Manhattan
General Admission tickets for 7:30 PM are $125
VIP tickets for 6:00 PM entry are $400.

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum,
Breukelen Country Fair
Saturday, September 22
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All Ages

Come celebrate Brooklyn’s rich farming history with a day of music, crafts, puppets, art, quilting workshops, apple cider pressing, and more. Learn about heritage seeds, solar energy and heirloom vegetables at New York City’s oldest house. Bring the whole family for a day of old fashioned games, food cooked on the fire-pit, and down-home country fun!
5816 Clarendon Road, Brooklyn NY 11203
$5 adults/ $3 children under 10
Free for Members & Cool Culture Families

17th Annual Harvest
in the Square
Tasting event with 40 of the best neighborhood restaurants, wines and microbrews in New York City. Unlimited tastings.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm
Rain or Shine!

Tickets are $125.00 and up

Visit our Union Square Park Page to learn more about this nice little park and Tickets can be purchased at

20th Annual

Saturday, September 29
from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Rain or Shine
West 24th Street between 9th & 10th Avenues
In the Heart of Chelsea
Sponsored by London Terrace Tenants Association

“The Best Little Street Fair in New York”

You will find great collections of house wares, furniture, kitchenware, appliances, children’s items including games, toys, stuffed animals and clothing, jewelry, vintage fashions for men and women including coats suits, jackets, dresses, belts, shoes, & scarves, sporting material, records & cd’s, books, postcards, art, prints & photographs, ephemera, plus fun foods & refreshments, and much more!.

Wyckoff Farmhouse Apple Festival
September 24 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Adults $5.00
Seniors and Students $3.00
This free event will offer one and all a fun time. On hand will be cider pressing along with a house tour, a performance by Caroline Copeland, of the New York Baroque Dance Company performs and more. There’ll also be apple games and crafts. Also visit the official site to confirm the date and time.

At Historical Richmond Town
in State Island

Sunday, September 25, 10:00 – 5:00 pm
Antiques, crafts and collectibles line the village streets. Enjoy a stroll through the park-like grounds in search of that unique attic treasure or special one-of-a-kind gift.
$2/person, Children under 12 FREE.

NYC Pagan Pride Day at Washington Square Park, NYC
Annual Harvest Celebration & Food Drive
Saturday, September 28th, 2013
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Dumbo Arts Festival
Over 225,000 people expected for three-day free arts extravaganza in DUMBO
Friday, September 28th
to Sunday, September 30th
Friday, September 28th
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, September 29th
12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 30th –
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All outdoor projections are open from 6:00 pm to midnight all three nights.
Cost: Free

NYC Pagan Pride Day at Battery Park, NYC at Battery Park
Annual Harvest Celebration & Food Drive
Saturday September 29, 2012
from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

at Battery Park, NYC
Annual Harvest Celebration & Food Drive

Little Neck Bay Festival
Saturday, September 25, 2010